Henry David Thoreau
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Actor Mark Ruffalo reads from Thoreau's 1849 tract.
While the premise that Thoreau invented civil disobedience may not be right, this video of subsequent acts of civil disobedience is awesome.
Here you can watch video of the pond, with Thoreau's observations.
This is the intro for a documentary about Thoreau.
A brief documentary about Thoreau's experiences on the pond.
Watch this video and imagine that you're Thoreau, waking with the sun at Walden Pond.